Anita Joy Payne, 87, Salina, died Sunday Oct. 13, 2019. 

She was born Sept. 1, 1932, in Arnold to Jacob and Bea Bauer.

She was a certified nurse aid, activity director and an insurance agent in her past careers. 

She enjoyed good food (especially Cheeto puffs and chocolate), socializing and good movies. She enjoyed being a mother and grandmother. 

Survivors include five children, Martie  L. George and grandson, Eric M. Manley, Michael L. (Mona) Quenzer and granddaughters, Taryn M. Quenzer and Brooke E. Angelo, Perry W. Quenzer, and granddaughters, Cassy J. Taylor, Chessa S. Quenzer and grandson, Joel J. Quenzer, Michelle R. Quenzer, Angela S. (Greg) Davis, and granddaughter, LaCrista J. Brightbill and grandson, Cole A. Brightbill; 13 great-grandchildren; and many special friends at Arbor Court.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Harold T. Payne, of 43 years. 

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ryan Mortuary, Salina; burial in Gypsum Hill Cemetery. 

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday with family present from 4 to 6 p.m. at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to Salina Animal Services, 329 N. 2nd St., Salina, KS., 67401.